Resources / services chemsex

If you feel troubled during or after listening to this podcast, or if it raises concerns about your drug use, you can find support, a sympathetic ear, information and places to meet and talk to other people at the following sites. This list is not exhaustive and is updated regularly. If you know of any resources not listed here, please write to us at [email protected]

If you're thinking about suicide, experiencing a mental health crisis or worried about a loved one, there is help. You can call 1 866 APPELLE (1 866 277-3553) if you are in Quebec, and 988 elsewhere in Canada. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Drugs: Help and Referral (DHR)
24/7 telephone and chat line offering support, information, and referrals to individuals dealing with drug, alcohol, and medication issues, as well as their loved ones. In Montreal and surrounding areas: 514-527-2626 | Throughout Quebec: 1-800-265-2626
Are you in a crisis and distress due to drug or alcohol use, or both? Is someone in your surroundings facing this situation? Call Urgence-dépendance immediately at 514-288-1515 or go directly to 110 Prince-Arthur Street West in Montreal. Professionals such as nurses and social workers are available 24/7 to provide the support and care needed to help you address the situation.
Free and confidential telephone consultation service. Dialing 811 allows you to quickly reach professionals who can answer psychosocial questions. They can also, if necessary, refer to an appropriate resource within the health and social services network or a community resource. The service is available 24/7.

Support groups

The Chemsex service offering at RÉZO aims to address the various needs presented by GBTQ+ men who engage in or have engaged in chemsex/PnP in the Montreal area.
SEXUALI-T (Montréal area)
Do you engage in PnP/chemsex? Is it causing you problems? Are you a cis or trans man who has sex with other men? Do you want to talk about it with others who are in the same situation? Join us! Focused on mutual support, the Sexuali-T group provides a safe space to explore your relationship with substance use and sexuality in a non-judgmental and non-stigmatizing environment. To participate, leave a message at 514-385-1232 ext. 4125 or email at [email protected]
Crystal Meth Anonymous
Crystal Meth Anonymous is a group of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope to address a common problem and help others recover from addiction to crystal meth. Our primary purpose is to lead a sober life and carry the message of recovery to those who still suffer from crystal meth addiction. Meetings are available both online and in person.
CRIPHASE (Resource and Intervention Center for Men Sexually Abused in Childhood)
A non-profit organization that assists men who have experienced this trauma in freeing themselves from this heavy burden and living a happier life. New services are also offered to men who have been sexually abused in adulthood. Services are available in Montreal, but men from all over Quebec can also seek help if they can travel to participate. If we cannot assist you, we will guide you to an appropriate resource based on your needs.

Support and referral organizations for 2S/LGBTQ+ communities

With its 24/7 listening, assistance, and information service available through telephone, text, email, and chat, Interligne provides support to individuals concerned with sexual diversity and/or gender plurality, as well as to their loved ones and professionals from various backgrounds. Helpline: 514-866-0103 (Montreal) • 1-888-505-1010 (toll-free) • Chat and text: 1-888-505-1010 • Live online chat • Email: [email protected]
REZO (Montréal area)
RÉZO is a Montreal-based nonprofit community organization that has been active since 1991, providing education and prevention services related to HIV and other STIs in the context of promoting overall health, including sexual, mental, physical, and social health, for gay, bisexual, and queer men, other men, and trans individuals who have sex with men.
Clinique L’Actuel
Service de soutien psychosocial gratuit, mais sujet à une liste d’attente variable • [email protected]

Suicide prevention

Montreal SPC (Suicide Prevention Centre)
Available 24/7. Phone: 1-866-APPELLE / Text: 535353
Quebec Suicide Prevention Center
Quebec and surrounding areas: 418-683-4588 | Throughout Quebec: 1-866-APPELLE

Professionals offering individual support

(Paid services, available in person or online)
Patrice Bécotte, Sexologist •
Michel Martel, Sexologist and social worker •
Alexander McKenzie, Sexologist •
Camille Thibault, Sexologist •
Josalie Trudel, Sexologist • [email protected]
Mestra Sexological Clinic •

Online help and referral service

Here, we share our stories. Here, it's a safe space. Here, we are recognized and represented. We work to make the services offered to people like us better adapted to our realities. One day, we would like to see a place open for us and by us, dedicated to recovery. Until then, we speak up and move forward.
Do you want to assess your BUZZ? is for adult men who have sex with other men. Here, you can evaluate your alcohol and drug consumption and their potential effects on your sexuality. You can also chat with a counselor and be directed to appropriate resources for you. The goal is to help you better understand the impact your consumption may have on various aspects of your life.

Sexual health and HIV and STI testing

Map of HIV and STI testing sites throughout Quebec
SIDEP+ CLINIC (Montréal area)
The mission of SIDEP+ clinic is to provide HIV and other STBBI prevention services to men who have sex with men and trans people.

Harm reduction

(Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) / Overdose Prevention Center (OPC) / Distribution and Collection of Consumption Materials / Psychoactive Substance Testing)
Montréal : Cactus (checkpoint), Dopamine, Spectre de rue, L’Anonyme (unité mobile), REZO, KONTAK, GRIP (analyse de substances)
Québec : L’Interzone, SABSA (unité mobile)
Val D’or : Clinique Pikatemps
Laval : Oasis unité mobile d’intervention
Chicoutimi : Travail de rue Chicoutimi
Gatineau : BRAS Outaouais, (mobile), CIPTO

Regional addiction support and assistance services

List of Certified Addiction Resources in Quebec
By region:

Other addiction support services

Alcohol and Other DrugsPathological GamblingCyber AddictionEmotional DependencySexual AddictionWork AddictionEating Disorders: Anorexia and BulimiaOther Issues
Check out the British Columbia tab on the page:
National Service Map for PnP Harm Reduction Support by Community-Based Research Centre (
MindMapBC is a custom database of mental health resources focused on LGBTQ2S+ health.